UN observes 2011 as the International Year of Forests

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Forests are home to 300 million people around the world and cover 31 percent of the world’s land area. Two thousand eleven is being celebrated as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. Jan McAlpine, Director of the UN Forum on Forests Secretariat, talks to Gerry Adams about the Year.

Duration: 3’17″

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